• No. 14 Buckeyes knock off No. 3 Purdue on the road
No. 14 Buckeyes knock off No. 3 Purdue on the road

The Boilermakers travel to second-place Michigan State, which has two losses, on Saturday. "It wasn't just one guy", Purdue coach Matt Painter said. Nobody saw this Buckeyes team as having a chance to compete for a Big Ten title before the season.

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  • Chelsea to reunite Enrique and Suarez
Chelsea to reunite Enrique and Suarez

Already grumbling about his lack of influence over transfers and complaining that Chelsea weren't spending as much as their rivals, Conte was livid when Abramovich sanctioned Nemanja Matic's switch to Manchester United . Since his public feud with Mourinho was reignited in early January, Conte's Chelsea went on to draw their next five matche...

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  • Romo to play PGA Tour event in March
Romo to play PGA Tour event in March

Tony Romo , pictured at Pebble Beach in 2013, will play in a PGA Tour event next month. Official word came down Wednesday that Romo will compete in his first ever PGA-sanctioned event. In 1992, the Kemper Open gave an exemption to Rypien, the former Washington Redskins quarterback. Most professionals are likely OK with Romo playing in this even...

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  • John's rolls past Villanova for second shocker in five days
John's rolls past Villanova for second shocker in five days

The lead changed hands twice after that with Brunson's three-point basket putting the Wildcats back in front 29-28 but Bryan Trimble answered with his own trey as St. St. John's kept the pressure on and Simon eventually hit a short jumper for a 57-50 advantage with 7:30 remaining. Bashir Ahmed's layup with 16:59 remaining gave the Red Storm the l...

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  • Leafs' Andersen OK after taking skate to go
Leafs' Andersen OK after taking skate to go

Twitter lit up over that pass after Gardiner, from nearly a standstill at his blue line, sprang Nylander with a 120-foot laser. "I think he's fine". The Maple Leafs opened the scoring 6:32 into the first period when Matthews skated in unabated and wrapped the puck around the net past Miller. Curtis McElhinney came on, stone cold, to replace And...

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  • Luis Enrique emerges as Chelsea favourite
Luis Enrique emerges as Chelsea favourite

Antonio Conte is confident himself that he is not under any threat in terms of his position but back-to-back losses against Bournemouth and Watford may beg to differ. Off the field tensions between the Italian and the Chelsea hierachy also hasn't helped. Reports in Spain claim that a deal has been verbally agreed by Chelsea officials refuse ...

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  • South mulls meeting N. Korean request to fuel artists' ship
South mulls meeting N. Korean request to fuel artists' ship

In South Korea, the North Korean athletes attracted a frenzy of attention ahead of the start of the Olympics on Friday. Kim said he feels that the competition is just around the corner now that he is training at the venue in Gangneung, 230 kilometers east of Seoul.

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  • Pelicans-Pacers Game Postponed
Pelicans-Pacers Game Postponed

The Pelicans-Pacers game was delayed - then eventually postponed - because of a leaky roof at the Smoothie King Center. There was steady rain in New Orleans midweek and the leak resulted in water spots on the court. A tarp was hung in the rafters as a catch basin, but was ineffective. Ultimately the two teams agreed to postpone the game rathe...

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  • Arbitration court opens case for 15 Russians Winter Olympics exclusion
Arbitration court opens case for 15 Russians Winter Olympics exclusion

Friedrich Martens, head of the Olympic Movement Unit on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions, said: "Preserving the integrity of the Games is of paramount importance for the IOC". They will wear a uniform with that name on it, and the Olympic anthem will be played at any medal ceremonies for Russian athletes. The group of 32 athle...

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  • Three-star wide receiver Jordan Young flips to Florida State
Three-star wide receiver Jordan Young flips to Florida State

Virginia improves to 23-1 and 12-0 in the ACC matching its best start in the conference since the 1980-81 season. Needless to ay, head coach Leonard Hamilton and the Noles face the final quarter of the regular season knowing that these next three games might be the most important 120 minutes of basketball Florida State will play this regular seas...

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  • Tottenham fans loving Toby return but hate this Poch starter v Newport
Tottenham fans loving Toby return but hate this Poch starter v Newport

Joss Labadie read Juan Foyth's weak pass out to Victor Wanyama and he stepped in to win the ball. Newport held their own for the opening quarter of the tie and it took a moment of misfortune to turn it against them. For Lamela there is now extra pressure on him to win a regular place following the arrival of Lucas Moura from Paris St-Germ...

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  • The Top Five Plotlines For This Year's Winter Olympics
The Top Five Plotlines For This Year's Winter Olympics

On Jan. 3, North Korea reopened a once dormant telephone hotline that links directly to South Korea , and the two countries spoke for 20 minutes, this in advance of the historic North-South Korean meeting that took place - it was the first time negotiators met in two years.

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  • On Deck: Pebble Beach
On Deck: Pebble Beach

And it's a tournament that I've always watched and I've always thought one day it would be really cool to play with my Dad and fortunately we were able to get him in and play. It was revealed that the now-CBS broadcaster - who has attempted to qualify for the US Open a number of times - will receive a sponsors invite to play in a PGA Tour event soo...

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  • Team USA Selects Luger Erin Hamlin As Flag Bearer For Opening Ceremony
Team USA Selects Luger Erin Hamlin As Flag Bearer For Opening Ceremony

According to a press release from USA Luge, Hamlin, a four-time Olympian, was chosen by a vote of her fellow Team USA members. Hamlin, 31, is making her fourth trip to the Olympics. Hamlin will begin her 2018 Olympic quest on February 12 when she will take her first two luge runs. The Opening Ceremony will take place Friday, Feb.

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  • Ben Roethlisberger wants to play past current contract
Ben Roethlisberger wants to play past current contract

Additionally, there's a bit more clarity regarding the status of star running back Le'Veon Bell. Roethlisberger is the Steelers' all-time passing leader with 51,065 yards and 329 touchdowns. Roethlisberger's current contract runs through the 2019 season. Rooney said that the team wants a long-term deal with Bell and has the "next several weeks"...

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  • Blake Griffin's clutch baskets, Andre Drummond's boards lift Pistons
Blake Griffin's clutch baskets, Andre Drummond's boards lift Pistons

He was steady, going 6-of-14 from the field, including a 3-pointer. But the Nets gave up an 8-0 run in the third quarter, and spent the fourth chasing and chasing, but falling short. Brooklyn soon went on an 11-2 run, which included two Crabbe baskets, to pull within one. Galloway played only at point guard behind Ish Smith against the Nets with ...

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  • Virat Kohli century sets up India's 124-run win against South Africa
Virat Kohli century sets up India's 124-run win against South Africa

The 140-run stand was broken by Duminy as he dispatched Dhawan for 76 against the run of play. Left-arm spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav then ran through the South African batting line-up with four wickets each as the hosts folded up for 179 runs in 40 overs.

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  • Burrows appears to knee Hall in head
Burrows appears to knee Hall in head

Burrows took a big hit from Hall in the game. Burrows' official suspension comes for serving as an aggressor while kneeing Hall in the head during Tuesday night's game in which the Senators won, 5-3. If the 10 games stand, Burrows will miss a game against the Lightning on February 22 at Amalie Arena. Burrows had an assist in the contest, his fi...

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  • Sam Allardyce: Everton 'pathetic' in 5-1 Arsenal defeat
Sam Allardyce: Everton 'pathetic' in 5-1 Arsenal defeat

Allardyce accused his players of failing to follow his instructions as they fell 4-0 behind by half-time. "It was a pathetic first-half performance". Walcott says the lure of working with Allardyce helped him make up his mind. It was only on Tuesday night when they beat Arsenal , so we set out to play like that, but unfortunately Swansea played ...

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  • Owens-Illinois (OI) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
Owens-Illinois (OI) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) has price to earnings growth of 1.59, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, October 5. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, March 2 report.

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  • Swansea City duo Wilfried Bony, Leroy Fer out for rest of season
Swansea City duo Wilfried Bony, Leroy Fer out for rest of season

The Dutch enforcer was stretchered off in the first half of the Swans' 1-1 draw at Leicester City on Saturday after going down unchallenged. Bony and Fer had both featured regularly this season, each scoring three times. The forward battled on but "left the stadium in a knee brace", Swansea said. But Carvalhal - who has steered Swansea out of t...

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  • Jenkins, Long among Eagles players saying they'll skip White House visit
Jenkins, Long among Eagles players saying they'll skip White House visit

John Zelinski, owner of JZ Tours in Scranton, said he started hearing from customers with interest in a trip for the parade nearly immediately after the Eagles defeated the Patriots on Sunday night. Don't matter - if you wanna meet to talk about advancing our communities, changing our countries, I am all for that. "I don't want to go out of my wa...

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  • Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day
Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day

Lamar Peters (MSU's sophomore point guard) put on a show against us. "They (the Bulldogs) are preparing so hard and I'm really proud of that". On Wednesday, three players previously committed to the Crimson Tide - five-star linebacker Quay Walker , defensive tackle Bobby Brown and linebacker/athlete Vernon Jackson - ended up elsewhere.

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  • UFC 222: Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega Nearing Completion
UFC 222: Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega Nearing Completion

Days after the promotion watched its original headliner fall apart due to an injury to featherweight champion Max Holloway , the promotion has scheduled a main event between women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and title challenger Yana Kunitskaya , Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reports .

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  • 'We're in trouble' - Pound slams IOC response to Russia doping
'We're in trouble' - Pound slams IOC response to Russia doping

Meanwhile, Russia's Olympic Athletes Commission expressed "huge disappointment" over the IOC's decision not to invite to Pyeongchang the 15 Russian athletes and staff whose life bans for doping were lifted, a report from Moscow added. Pound argues that "we talk more than we walk" on anti-doping, as the IOC allowed Russians to compete under the ...

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